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wrote him letters after sandy hook. >> these are some pretty smart letters from some pretty smart young people. julia said -- julia, where are you? there you go. "i'm not scared for my safety, i'm scared for others." >> reporter: rush limbaugh mocked that. >> the children are writing letters to the president, we don't want to die, we don't want to die. >> reporter: the president's proposals if passed by congress would ban assault weapons and high capacity magazine clips and require background checks on virtually every gun sale, even those between private individuals at gun shows. he called on his supporters to put pressure on members of congress. >> ask them what's more important. doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns? or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> reporter: the president also announced 23 executive actions he can take without congress, including improving existing background checks and helping get security officers for schools that want them. even before the announcement, the nat
the president made his announcement, he was joined by four kids that wrote him letters after sandy hook. >> julia said -- julia, where are you? i'm not scared for my safety. i'm scared for others. >> reporter: rush limbaugh mocked that. >> the children are writing letters to the president. we don't want to die. we don't want to die. >> reporter: the president's proposal, if passed by congress, would ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazine clips. and require background checks on virtually every gun sale. even those between private individuals at gun shows. he called on supporters to put pressure on members of congress. >> ask them, what's more important? doing whatever it takes to get an "a" grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns? or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade? >> reporter: the president also announced 23 executive actions he can take without congress, including improving existing background checks and getting security officers for schools that want them. >> it's going to be a battle. we're going to be there. and w
to families of victims of hurricane sandy and the sandy hook shooting. >> didn't like it they hurt so many people, and i just want to stop the violence, what's happening in the school, and to keep the school safe. >> ama: the letters will be published in a book. >> leigh has the full look at the forecast. >> leigh: what a day it was. oakland high today, 70. we had 72 in santa cruz. close to those values tomorrow. live doppler 7hd mainly clear, a few high clouds near san jose, towards santa cruz, gilroy. but clear sky in the north bay. and that's where you'll find the coldest temperatures. 38 in napa. novato, 39. a little warmer towards san francisco. 51. 44, oakland. 37, livermore, and we just had a string of 40s from redwood city down toward san jose, san jose 45 degrees. here's a look at our forecast, taking you through at least the next couple of days. cold overnight. we'll introduce a little patchy valley fog, especially in the delta area, high surf tomorrow, and then more mild days as we move into the first part of next week. here is a look at the high surf advisory. remember, it's up
for every life lost in sandy hook. today's hull, 29 weapons from an ar 15 to a bebe gun to a rifle that peter kept in his attic two decades he no longer wants around. >> kids can find them. and you know, we have grandchildren. they know where to look. >> so 29 weapons on the streets. and this was the case last week, marin took weapons no questions asked. the district attorney says weapons will be destroyed and hopes to make good on vouchers issued last week within 30 days. live in mill valley, wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> the president was sworn in today and used his address touch on challenges of the 21 century calling for equal treatment for are gays. in a lunchen, he was presented with crystal and photographs. here is a look at one of the balls underway, the commander in chief ball including military honorees. there is the public ball tonight z a salute to heroes ball, hosted by joe biden. >> people got up early to match and many wanted to watch this occasion with friends. abc 7 news is at one party in san francisco. >> the crowd was small, but enthusiastic. >> th
the classroom secure. >> abc 7 news is live with more on this for us. laura? >> before sandy hook this, school district was in the process of installing security cameras on the five campuses. now, they'll take that effort further. doors in the school district will start sporting these. inside wrrx w.a push of the button. >> we want to do what we can to keep our kids safe to signal to the community and to teachers and staff that we need to do our part. >> this move in the wake of the deadly rampage in sandy hook elementary cool. -- school=)ñ. the new handles will replace theqñ current type on some 200 stores that now lock using a key. the cost is about $60,000. parents seem to think it'sñ a common sense approach to beefing up security on campuses that are typically wide open. >> this i gegs makes sense. >> now, it isn't the only school district moving to beef up security down the road n or5q yinda, they're looking at new locks that can be lock;-from the inside n martinez they have that type but have adopted a new policy they remain locked during the school day. >> senator feinstein will inro
more than two dozen children and adults were killed in sandy hook school, one school district is making a wholesale change in the type of locks currently used to keep their classrooms secure. we have the report now from stanley middle school in lafayette. >> by the end of the month, classroom doors in lafayette school district will have new handle that's lock from the inside with a push of the but ro on. >> there is a new lock with a push button device so we can have instant lock up for classrooms and release when we need to get out. >> the move in the wake of the deadly camp yaij at sandy hook school where a young man went from classroom to classroom, killing 26 first graders teachers and administrator autos we want to do what we can to keep our kids safe. and to signal to the staff that we need to do our part. >> new handles will replace the current types. the cost of the change is about $60,000. parents seem to think it's a common sense approach to beefing up security on the campus. >> i guess this makes sense. >> i think that would be very sad for stud dwronts lose what they have to
off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the call for tighter gun control they expected the man to continue. >> this is california legal ar-15. >> it sells for $1,000 to $2,000, and it is probably the most sought after weapon in the country. but this one is owned by an employee, and it is not for sale. >> every gun store in the bay area say they have been sold out of the ar15 for more than a month. but the calls still keep coming in. more than a dozen calls a day at this store alone. >> if we had one it would be gone in one minute. >> he recently bought a shotgun and a 357 revolver because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the media and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost 32 to 40 a box. >> it has been too m
has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the call for tighter gun control they expected the man to continue. >> this is california legal ar-15. >> it sells for $1,000 to $2,000, and it is probably the most sought after weapon in the country. but this one is owned by an employee, and it is not for sale. >> every gun store in the bay area say they have been sold out of the ar15 for more than a month. but the calls still keep coming in. more than a dozen calls a day at this store alone. >> if we had one it would be gone in one minute. >> he recently bought a 357 revolverr because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the m and and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost to 40 a box. >> it has been too much of a good thing. now many manufacturers are o
. sandy? >> we will talk about the swells packing high energy. that's why there is a big concern here. right now on live doppler 7hd there are a few high clouds moving through. here is the storm out by the uh lieu sheens. that's generating the large swells and the big waves are expected this weekend. you might be tempted to head out to the beach and check out the competition or just to check out the waves. just be aware of the fact that we are expecting dangerous sneaker waves along the coastline. stay back from the water's edge. avoid slippery rocks. beach hazards in affect until saturday morning. it becomes a high surf advisory saturday 10:00 a.m. to sunday 4:00 p.m. the swells are expected to build up to 20 feet. watch out for the large breaking waves and the strong rip currents. i will be back with a look at your holiday weekend forecast to let you know exactly what the weather will look like. rain will be coming back in my forecast. >> thank you. >>> san francisco police want to know what lead to the death of a pedestrian south of market. we first showed you the scene at seventh
the outside using a key. school officials say it will improve security in the wake of the sandy hook elementary tragedy ?ie. manti te'o -- >>> manti te'o admits he lied about the hoax even after he found out about the truth. he told katie couric that he enjoyed the feeling he was inspiring other people. >> my story i felt was a guy who in times of hardship and in times of trial really held strong to his faith, held strong to his family. i felt that was my story. >> even if that hardship was perhaps exaggerated? >> no, what i went through was real. the feelings, the pain, the sorrow, that was all real. >> you can see the full exclusive interview with manti te'o and his pearnts tomorrow at 3 -- and his parents tomorrow on "katie." >>> as the super bowl approaches excitement among the 49ers faithful is building. that's particularly true for fans in one bay area city. leslie brinkly talked to the fans and the players players in santa clara. >> reporter: after an on the field workout, the 49er players spoke out in the locker room about their flight to the big easy and what lies ahead. and
. it was sponsored by the girls rock girls leadership sandy. they wrotelers to those from the elementary school sandy hook shooting. one was particularly affected. >> i don't like it that they killed so many people and he just want to stop the violence that was happening in the schools and to keep the schools safe. and the homes. >> the letters will be published in a book to be sent to both groups. >>> well, after a three-year absence, maverick surf competition is back. today is the day surfers from all over the world come here to tackle the waves. a surf advisory is still in effect. that could mean some major waves. abc7 news reporter sergio has the details. >> photographer kevin harrington caught some great shots of surfers out testing the waters in preparation for tomorrow's mavericks competition but getting the shots was an adventure. >> we were going to be trashed by one of these huge waves because they were just coming way up over your head and the boat just tips over. it's scary. >> they were aboard john lynch's boat. he will be part of the surf patrol this year. >> being so close to the waves
.ndy? sandy? >> we will talk about the swells packing high energy. that's why there is a big concern here. right now on live doppler 7hd there are a few high clouds moving through. here is the storm out by the uh lieu sheens. that's generating the large swells and the big waves are expected this weekend. you might be tempted to head out to the beach and check out the competition or just to check out the waves. just bef the fact that we are expecting dangerous sneaker waves along the stay ba coastline. stay back from the water's edge. avoid slippery rocks. beach hazards in affect until saturday morning. it becomes a high surf advisory saturday 10:00 a.m. to sunday 4:00 p.m. the swells are expected to build up to 20 feet. watch out for the large breaking waves and the strong rip currents. i will be back with a look at your holiday weekend forecast to let you know exactly what the weather will look like. rain will be coming back in my forecast. >> thank you. >>> san francisco police want to know what lead to the death of a pedestrian south of market. the scenewe first showee at seventh and h
to families of victims of hurricane sandy and thesandy hook shooting. >> didn't like it they hurt so many people, and i just want to stop the violence, what's happening in the school, and to keep the school safe. >> ama: the letters will be published in a book. >> leigh has the full look at the forecast. >> leigh: what a day it was. oakland high today, 70. we had 72 in santa cruz. close to those values tomorrow. live doppler 7hd mainly clear, a few high clouds near san jose, towards santa cruz, gilroy. but clear sky in the north bay. and that's where you'll find the coldest temperatures. 38 in napa. novato, 39. a little warmer towards san francisco. 51. 44, oakland. 37, livermore, and we just had a string of 40s from redwood city down toward san jose, san jose 45 degrees. here's a look at our forecast, taking you through at least the next couple of days. cold overnight. we'll introduce a little patchy valley fog, especially in the surf tomorrow,h tomorrow, and then more mild days as we move into the first part of next week. here is a look at the high surf advisory. remember, it's up until
the massacre at sandy hook elementary. he now mentions this effort nearly daily. >> to protect our children and protect them from the horrors of gun violence. >> protecting our children from harm. >> reporter: the public is behind the president on some of his proposals. gun show background checks, an owner database, banning high-capacity magazine clips. but a ban on assault weapons appears unlikely as republicans push back. >> this is not designed to solve the problem of violent crime. this is designed to assuage liberal partisans -- >> reporter: and it's not just republicans. the white house admits not all democrats are on board. >> i do think things have changed since newtown. we're going to twist the arms of democrats, republicans and engage the american people in this debate. >> reporter: supporters both inside and outside the white house are said to be planning a 50-state strategy to try to get some of these measures through congress. david? >> david kerley tonight across town at the white house, thank you. >>> we have a sports note tonight about the man known simply as stan the man. t
and of course hurricane sandy, president obama placed climate change center stage as he embarks on second term. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change. knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. [applause]. >> the president spoke on climate change more than any other issue in the inaugural address. >> a little surprising because this isn't an issue that he focused a lot on in the campaign. but maybe not so surprising because presidents do start to think about the legacy in the second term. >> last 4 years have been extremely disappointing for those of us working on climate crisis. on the flip side if president obama is sincere the proof will be in what he does over the next 4 years and there is tremendous amount he can do on his own without congressional action. >>reporter: democrat say they are setting in motion an aggressive campaign that will not be built on compromise. >> well i think he's indicating that he's willing to use the powers of the executive branch through the regulatory about power of the epa and through executive orders a
with climate change. >> that's right. after a year of record breaking droughts and of course hurricane sandy, president obama placed climate change center stage as he embarks on second term. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change. knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. [applause]. >> the president spoke on climate change more than any other issue in the inaugural address. >> a little surprising because this isn't an issue that he focused a lot on in the campaign. but maybe not so surprising because presidents do start to think about the legacy in the second term. >> last 4 years have been extremely disappointing for those of us working on climate crisis. on the flip side if president obama is sincere the proof will be in what he does over the next 4 years and there is tremendous amount he can do on his own without congressional action. >>reporter: democrat say they are setting in motion an aggressive campaign that will not be built on compromise. >> well i think he's indicating that he's willing to use the powers of the executive br
about 10s ndz a drug store. why would you pay $600 for these? if you're color blind. sandy is taking a test to determine how quickly he can tell colors apart. don discovered it by accident when his friend used them. >> he said these are great. i can see the cones. i didn't know what he's talking about. turns out he's color blind. he can see the orange cones for the first time in his life. >> color blindness is a defect in the retina color sensing pigment autos we have one sensitive to green light and one to red light. we can notice they overlap a lot. >> the red and green overlap and both look brown unless you can block a narrow part of the spectrum between red and green. that is what encroma does. >> this goes way beyond just a new appreciation for plant life. man made world is built out of color. being able to tell them apart can be a matter of safety from. traffic lights to road signs if you can't see color, he says you're likely to hes state swlu to make a split-second decision n clinical trials he says the patients made snap judgments 30% faster. what tickles him is something ee
are outraged and are calling for a boycott in light of the sandy hook shootings in connecticut. at bloomberg studios i'm emily chang, larry, carolyn, back to you. >> many of you have been sharing your 49ers pride with us and let's check out some pictures here, we have three fans in front of a mural in santa clara. two guys painted it back in october. >> cool. >> some young fans sent us these pictures of david and derek. >> that is probably what john and jim were like. you snow when they're little kismdz a zpaerj newborn he says his daughter is kapernicking. it looks like she's chewing on her finger. >> best friends showed off their pose last week in the game. >> you can send your fan photos to us i will be there along with mike shuman with crews and reporters. live reports will be super bowl week. it's going to be fun. >> it's exciting. >> yes. >> for those of us at home we're looking forward to nice weather. >> yes. it's going to be innice inside here and inside of the super dome. >> yes. >> here is a live view from our camera. looking down towards ocean beach, skies have suddenly become cl
the president was using the sandy hook massacre. >> we need to be looking at the mental health issue substantially more than we are using the death of these young children to further a political cause. >> reporter: a texas state representative went further, vowing to write a bill that would make it a felony for anyone in the state to enforce new gun laws. in mississippi, the governor had a similar idea, urging the legislature to prohibit the enforcement of any federal laws obama could get passed. >> i support the current laws. i don't think we need to change anything at all. >> reporter: the ferocity of the opposition does not surprise the white house. it's been nearly two decades since any new gun laws have been passed. >> we suffered too much pain and we care too much about our children to allow this to continue. >> reporter: ban on assault weapons and require background checks on all gun sales are things the nra is adamantly opposed to and vows to fight. >> there's people that care deeply about their second amendment rights and are not going to vote for politicians who sell them o
arm shooting range and shop in south san francisco has seen 300 percent jump in sales sin the sandy hook elementary school tragedy. after the president's call if tighter gun control, they expect demand to continue. each gun store in the bear area is out of a popular assault rifle. >> this is a special brand, a california legal. if we had one it would be gone in a minute. >> ammunition is getting if short supply with many manufacturers out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> if marin county the district attorney says you may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during a four-county "buy back" program. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers on tuesday but only raised $43,000 to cough that and a total of 827 weapons were turned in and another buy back is set for monday. currently it is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police department but do not expect to get any cash this time for turning in your gun. >> new data shows asian immigrants are eclipsing latinos in california. in 2011, 57 perce
to the rafters with the help of the family of ana marquez-greene, a victim of the sandy hook massacre in newtown, connecticut. l.a., however lost to chicago. the blackhawks, i believe is the team there. >>> and finally, subway is firing back in the fight over its foot long subs. it turns out not all foot long sandwiches are created equal. abc's john muller will explain. ♪ $5 foot long >> reporter: it's a controversy that continues to grow. are subway foot long sandwiches really 12 inches long. if not should they be. >> get any footlong. >> reporter: started with this photo posted by a customer in australia who noticed his was only 11 inches, the post went viral. >> i think size matters. >> $5 footlong, promises, promises. >> reporter: earlier in the week subway which operates 38,000 stories worldwide said of the infamous 11-inch footlong. this bread is clearly not baked to our standards. later a post on their site said subway footlong is a registered trademark as a descriptive name for the name sold in subways and not intended to be a measure of length but long not intended to be a measure of
. >> reporter: good morning, paula and john. after the sandy hook elementary tragedy, president obama said the nation needs to change. yesterday, he outlined what he's going to do and what he'll push congress to do to prevent future gun violence. the tragic deaths of 20 schoolchildren at sandy hook elementary made america pause and reconsider its relationship with guns. and with children who had written him letters about gun violence, president obama announced the most sweeping push for gun control in decades. >> this is our first task as a society, keeping our children safe. >> reporter: 11-year-old julia stokes wrote to the president. the only person she thought could make a difference. >> she said, i know that laws have to be passed by congress, but i beg you to try very hard. julia, i will try very hard. >> reporter: he's going to have to. the president is up against a congress that's very reluctant to pass comprehensive gun control. to get the ball rolling, mr. obama signed 23 executive actions that don't need approval by lawmakers. they include -- strengthening the national criminal
day of his presidency, when he was told about the massacre at sandy hook elementary. he now mentions this effort nearly daily. >> to protect our children and protect them from the horrors of gun violence. protecting our children from harm. >> reporter: the public is behind the president on some proposals. gun show background checks, an owner database. banning high-capacity magazine clips. but a ban on assault weapons appears unlikely, as republicans push back. >> this is not designed to actually solve the problem of violent crime. this is designed to assuage liberal partisans. >> reporter: it's not just republicans. the white house admits not all democrats are on board. >> i do think things have changed since newtown. we're going to twist the arms of democrats and republicans and engage the american people in this debate. >> reporter: david kerley, abc news, washington. >>> as inauguration festivities get under way, the nation is pausing to pay tribute to martin luther king jr. commemorations are taking place around the country today, but community leaders and celebrities got a jump
. >> reporter: the president said since sandy hook more than 900 americans have been killed by gun violence and that will only increase while congress debates. rob and sunny, back to you. >> we did learn more. police identified the suspected gunman as 22-year-old carlton berry. he's being charged with aggravated assault, but he's in the hospital because he was also shot and injured. and the other person involved in the fight may also be charged. he's also injured and in the hospital as well. >> like you mentioned a second ago, just the number of scenes we've seen at all levels. those lockdown scenes and kids scrambling. you have to imagine panicked moments what those folks must have -- must have been feeling at the time. >> must have been terrified. >> should be fascinating where the gun control debate goes. obviously the president did his executive orders, put a few things in motion. critics would say it hasn't gone far enough. gun control people say, you're going after our guns again, and the real issue here is mental illness, get off the second amendment. so you don't know what's going t
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